Lubbock, TX – Pedro Martinez Jr Killed In Crash At Avenue Q & 50th St

Lubbock, TX (April 22, 2019) – On Friday afternoon, April 19, Lubbock Police Department responded to the scene of a collision on Avenue Q and 50th Street.

The incident occurred when a car traveling in the 5200 south block of Avenue Q Drive crossed the southbound lanes. The car struck an SUV, which was stopped at the entrance of the United Supermarket parking lot on Avenue Q.

61-year-old Pedro Martinez Jr. was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 64-year-old driver of the SUV and the 32-year-old driver of the car were both transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries.

Police later confirmed that Martinez succumbed to his injuries while in the hospital.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Pedro Martinez Jr. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

This is an update to an earlier post found here.

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